The newly appointed chief minister has also said that he will try to meet the family of the deceased soldier. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur has announced a compensation of Rs 15 lakh for the next kin of CRPF soldier Kuldeep Rai who lost his life in Pulwama terror attack.
The newly appointed chief minister has also said that he will try to meet the family of the deceased soldier.
We have announced compensation of Rs 15 lakh for the next of kin of CRPF jawan Kuldeep Rai who lost his life in #Pulwama terror attack. I will try to meet the jawan's family too: Himachal Pradesh chief Minister Jairam Thakur pic.twitter.com/yXU9CH0cMK— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2018
Five CRPF soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn attack on the paramilitary force at Lethpora in Pulwama district.
Pakistan- based Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The security forces killed three terrorists in a counter operation launched against the militants.
The CRPF Special DG of Jammu and Kashmir zone SN Srivastava has said that the search operation will continue to go on unless the police are doubly sure of no other militant hiding anywhere.
Search operation is still going on, we want discount any chance of anybody hiding, want to be doubly sure before we call off the operation: CRPF Special DG (J&K zone) SN Srivastava on #PulwamaAttack pic.twitter.com/eWFD2j0KNf— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2018